Tokyo Olympics: The eyes of the nation on 'Arjun' of Meerut today, hope for a gold medal

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Tokyo Olympics: The round of congratulations has started from all around regarding the event of young shooter Saurabh Chaudhary of Meerut. Regional Sports Officer Gadadhar Takari says that this Arjun of Meerut will hit the target.


Meerut. The Tokyo Olympics have begun. Saurabh Chaudhary, the warrior of ten-meter air pistol shooting, will get a chance to wave the flag today. Shooter Saurabh Chaudhary's singles events will start at 10.30 am on July 24 and by one o'clock the final results will also come. Everyone hopes that this Arjun of Meerut will hit the target and after winning the gold medal, India's tricolor will be hoisted proudly in Tokyo. Parents, brothers, and the entire Meerut is praying for this warrior. At last, the hour that everyone was waiting for had arrived.


At the same time, the round of good wishes has started from all around regarding Saurabh's event. Regional Sports Officer Gadadhar Takari says that this Arjun of Meerut will hit the target. He was seen repeatedly wishing Saurabh. At the age of just eighteen, Saurabh won honors like Arjuna Award and now at the age of 19, he is desperate to hoist India's tricolor on the Olympic platform. Saurabh's mother says that whenever the son comes after winning a medal, he touches her feet and then dedicates the medal to the mother. This time also, the mother hopes that Saurabh will win the Olympic medal and will illuminate the name of the country.

Strong performance and captured the gold

The story of shooter Saurabh Chaudhary, the son of a farmer living in a small village Kalina in the Sarurpur area of ​​Meerut, is very inspiring. At the age of thirteen, he used to walk several kilometers to the shooting range and practice. Only three years had passed for practice that in 2018, at the age of sixteen, he captured the gold medal in the Asian Games. In the 18th Asian Games held in Jakarta, Indonesia, he created history by winning the gold medal in the 10m Air Rifle Pistol event at the age of 16. After this success, Saurabh never looked back. After that, the ISSF World Championship was held in Sangwan. Here too Saurabh gave a strong performance and captured the gold.

Give a memorable gift to everyone by waving gracefully

Saurabh made a world record twice in the Junior World Cup competition held in Germany. Along with this, after becoming the Asian Games and Junior World Champion, he also became the Youth Olympic Champion in October 2018. At the age of 16, Saurabh had hit gold in the 3rd Youth Olympic Games held in Buenos Aires. Saurabh has 12 gold medals, four silver medals, and two bronze medals at the international level. Saurabh was awarded the Arjuna Award in 2012. Now the eyes of the country will be on this sweetheart of Meerut. It is the desire of the whole of India that Saurabh should come after winning a medal in the Olympics and give a memorable gift to everyone by waving the tricolor of India proudly in the Olympics.